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noun. shadow of trees

A noun meaning “shadow of trees”, derived from root ᴹ√DAY “shadow” and marked as identical in both the Ilkorin and Doriathrin dialects (Ety/DAY). Its primitive form was probably ✱✶dair- ending in some final vowel, now lost; Helge Fauskanger suggested it might be ✱✶dairē (AL-Ilkorin/dair, AL-Doriathrin/dair).


  • ᴹ√DAY “shadow” ✧ Ety/DAY

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Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√DAY > dair[dair]✧ Ety/DAY
Doriathrin [Ety/DAY] Group: Eldamo. Published by